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LOCAL News :: Environment
Litmus Test: Time for Kerry and Democrats to Take a Stand for Our Votes
31 Aug 2004
Alan Greenspan, a banker who stands to retire on over $140,000 a year, has called for cutting the Social Security retirement benefits for Baby Boomers. It’s high time for John Kerry and the Democrats to admit that there is no such “crisis” in Social Security. All that’s needed is full Social Security taxation on the rich and the employers who pay their salaries.
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Commentary :: International
Are Anarchists Crazy?
30 Aug 2004
Lack of evidentiary support is why so few of us are anarchists at all.
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Commentary ::
St. Ann's update: So, the question is-
30 Aug 2004
an, ongoing, campaign determining the 'right to sleep'- in Victoria, BC, Canada
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Commentary :: DNC
Are We on the Road to Ruin or Redemption?
30 Aug 2004
It’s as if we were on a runaway train headed toward a precipice, with the mercenaries of the Republican and Democratic parties battling for control of the engine, and us, the passengers, hanging on for dear life to keep from being thrown from the train. Will we gain control of the locomotive before it’s too late?
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News :: Organizing
Free Tibet Activists Detained in Beijing
30 Aug 2004
Activists working to free Tibet from China and working to stop the Olympics from going to China in 4 years were detained in Beijing for hanging a banner related to their cause.
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LOCAL News :: Organizing
Half-Million Marchers Defy N.Y. Mayor Bloomberg to Denounce Bush War and Lies
30 Aug 2004
Despite threats and intimidation from New York’s Republican Mayor, a record half million protesters marched in New York City against Bush’s war in Iraq and his attacks on civil liberties at home in a disciplined and spirited march past the RNC convention site.
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Commentary :: Labor
In Depth: IWW Starbucks Union Rally, IWW Arrests in NYC, 8/28
30 Aug 2004
Industrial Workers of the World member and Starbucks Union organizer Daniel Gross was arrested today after addressing an IWW rally outside of Starbucks' 36th and Madison store and Starbucks' regional headquarters on Park Avenue.
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News :: Labor
Hundreds Protest Starbucks Union-Busting Efforts; Organizers Arrested
30 Aug 2004
A rally in New York City today to protest Starbucks Coffeeís negative reaction to recent union organizing efforts ended with four arrests, including the detention of two Starbucks employees who are members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) union branch 660 (IU 660).
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News :: Organizing
S. KOREA, Migrant workers' struggle...
30 Aug 2004
...report
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News :: Organizing
Billionaires for Bush Play Croquet in Central Park
30 Aug 2004
The streets of NYC are filled with hundreds of thousands of traveling troublemakers. Police patty-wagons line the streets. Tensions are high. And the anarchists have an exploding dragon float. Yet, there isn't a traveling troublemaker, cop dressed in riot gear, or exploding anarchist dragon East of the Mississippi that could keep the Billionaires for Bush from telling the world that Bush is their personal hero.
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